The Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) believes that every person with learning disabilities can succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within the community–when provided the right supports and the right opportunities.

At LDA of Michigan, our purpose is to advance the general well-being for individuals with and the education and knowledge of learning disabilities.

Vision: At LDA of Michigan, our vision is that the causes of learning disabilities will be understood and addressed and the individuals with learning disabilities will thrive and participate fully in society.

Mission: At LDA of Michigan, our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families through advocacy, education, training, service and support of research.


  • Advocacy & Service
    • Connecting parents and individuals with appropriate supports throughout Michigan for full participation in society
    • Representation/a voice for individuals with learning disabilities at the local, state and national levels
  • Education & Training
    • Educating teachers, particularly preservice teachers, parents, individuals and the general communities about issues related to supporting individuals with learning disabilities for full participation in school, work and general society
    • Supporting workforce training programs which enhance employability and quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities
  • Support of Research
    • Communication of pertinent and quality research related to advancing the well-being of individuals with learning disabilities


Current Projects

  • Healthy Child
  • Flo Curtis Endowment for MSU Preservice Teachers


Current Regional Chapters

  • LDA of Michigan – Washtenaw